Press Releases

Aqua Sana Woburn Forest named best social spa

Nov 20, 2014 12:23 GMT Center Parcs Aqua Sana Woburn Forest wins Good Spa Guide Award.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘Best Value for Money’ three years in a row, as voted by Cruise Critic experts

Nov 19, 2014 15:26 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise experts at influential consumer website Cruise Critic have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best Value for Money’ in its ‘Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2014’, for the third consecutive year. The winners are selected by Cruise Critic’s international team of Editors, based on the lines and ships that they feel best represent excellence in each of the 18 categories.

First hub in the world with regular bio-fuel deliveries

Nov 19, 2014 10:23 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS Avinor's Oslo Airport will become the world's first hub to receive regular deliveries of bio-fuel.

Put on your blue suede shoes and celebrate The King of Rock and Roll’s 80th birthday with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Spring 2015

Nov 18, 2014 09:26 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 929-guest Braemar as she sets off from Harwich on 13th April 2015 on a 5-night Elvis cruise (M1510) with a difference! This very special ‘Elvis Party Cruise’ will celebrate what would have been The King’s 80th birthday, with a visit to the only ‘Graceland’ outside the United States, and will feature award-winning Elvis tribute acts Ben Portsmouth and Ben Thompson.

Cruise into a night of entertainment with Stena Line

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 GMT Stena Line ​THE Irish Sea will be alive with the sound of music and laughter in the run up to Christmas as leading ferry company Stena Line has announced a range of entertainment cruises onboard the Stena Superfast to liven up the festive period.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines invests in staff through training partnership with The Institute of Leadership and Management

Nov 12, 2014 09:25 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce that it is working in partnership with The Institute of Leadership and Management (‘ILM’) to deliver an accredited training initiative, the ‘Supervisor and Management Development Programme’, which has been added to its Training and Development curriculum for ship-based Officers and crew.


Nov 07, 2014 11:59 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays ‘Mr Turner’ – the stunning new film featuring the eccentric life and times of the great landscape painter J.M.W. Turner – has just been launched to great critical acclaim.

The Mighty Mekong

Nov 07, 2014 11:35 GMT Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Follow in the footsteps (or more appropriately, the wake) of TV presenter, Sue Perkins as she meanders down the mighty Mekong River unravelling fascinating stories as she goes – 8 p.m. BBC 2 Sunday 9 November.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch, Braemar and Balmoral to undergo refurbishment at Hamburg’s Blohm+Voss in November and December 2014

Nov 06, 2014 18:17 GMT Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ three ships Black Watch, Braemar and Balmoral are all due to enter dry dock at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany in November and December 2014, in preparation for the forthcoming 2015/16 cruise season. This is the first time that so many Fred. Olsen ships have undergone refurbishment within such short succession.